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Bermuda became the first jurisdiction in the world to abolish same-sex marriage

The Bermuda Islands, which are British territory became the first place in the world where first there was legalized and then revoked, same-sex marriages, reports The Guardian.

Last year, the Supreme court of Bermuda made a decision on legalization on the territory of same-sex marriage, however, this caused outrage among conservatives and led to numerous protests.

On 7 February, the Governor of Bermuda has approved a law prohibiting the marriage of same-sex couples.

The law protects the rights of same-sex couples to join in civil Union, which, according to the statement of the authorities of the territory, gives couples the same rights as spouses, including the right to take over the partner’s medical decisions.

From may 2017 in Bermuda married about five same-sex couples.

Bermuda became the first jurisdiction in the world to abolish same-sex marriage
08.02.2018

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